Most innovative people award for Ashok Soota

Last Updated: Thu, Apr 03, 2008 14:32 hrs

Bangalore: Ashok Soota, Chairman and Managing Director of Mindtree Limited, a global IT and R&D services company, has been conferred the Most Innovative People Award in the category of knowledge Innovation at the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2008 in Dubai on April 2, 2008, organised by the Global Leadership Team.

The selection committee recognised Ashok Soota for "encouraging the strategic management of knowledge; for his track record of upholding the vital virtues of innovation confidence, compassion, humility, honesty, integrity and diligence; for his steadfast belief in developing people into knowledge leaders, both in his organisation and in the industry at large," a company press release said here.

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It also recognised him for building MindTree as an interconnected knowledge ecosystem, led by ideas; for harnessing intellectual capital to innovate and generate profitable and sustainable economic value.

This recognition comes close on the heels of MindTree being recognised as India's Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (in 2007 by Telecos) and being conferred NASSCOM's Innovation Award 2007 for its knowledge ecosystem.